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Bat the Mechanic

Tony Battista makes trade management and mechanics simple in this short video series.

Adjusting Tested Strangles
Mar 22, 2016
Are you being tested on a short strike of a strangle? Rolling the untested strike will bring in more premium and increase the probability of profit!
Dealing With Stock Assignment
Mar 22, 2016
Selling calls against stock assigned on a short put will reduce the cost basis of the stock.
Rolling Strangles to Extend Duration
Mar 22, 2016
Rolling a tested strangle to extend the duration will bring in more premium and improve the probability of success. Remember, duration over direction!
What To Do With ITM Spreads
Mar 22, 2016
Don’t leg out of a spread when it has gone ITM! Let the probabilities play out and close the whole spread near expiration.
Dealing with an Over-Correlated Portfolio
Mar 22, 2016
Putting on trades in different underlyings, and using various strategies and expirations can help diversify your portfolio!
Evaluating Dividend Risk
Mar 22, 2016
Looking at the price of the same strike put is a quick way to assess if your short calls are at risk of the dividend.
Defending In The Money Puts
Mar 22, 2016
How can you defend an ITM naked put? Selling a call against it will reduce delta without using any additional buying power!
Strangle Repair for ITM Options
Mar 22, 2016
How do you defend a strangle spread that is now ITM on one side? Rolling the untested strike of the strangle to go inverted can defend the position

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